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timesaver traffic is at 4:55. back to you. >>> ucla researchers are using a gene therapy to restore the immune systems of children with the so-called bubble boy disease. >> teresa garcia has more on this breakthrough research. >> reporter: the amesley family has been dealing with a rare disease since their son was born. >> he started getting really bad coughs, sol mitting and throwing up. >> reporter: 5-year-old colton has severe combined immune deficiency or skid also known as bubble boy disease. he's missing a gene needed for his immune system to develop. kids with the condition are extremely vulnerable to viruses and bacteria and can die within one to two years if not treated. until now a bone marrow transplant or lifelong enzyme injections were the only option. but now ucla researchers are using an experimental gene therapy with low dose chemotherapy. >> to take some bone marrow from the skid baby and in the laboratory add back to it a normal copy of the gene that they're missing that's causing skid and then transporting them back with their own barrow. >> reporter: just 30 to 4
. it was a competition between ucla and usc. i thought it was going to be the most excruciating night of my life and by the end i was a huge dork. i was like, this is amazing, can we go meet them? it was a famous upset because ucla beat usc or vice versa. it went down in history. when i bring it up with people that know this world, they were like you were there, this famous night. . so in that seen scene we saw, is everybody singing a cappella? what's happening there? >> singing this complicated game. you have to wait. somebody else is singing the song and you have to wait for a lyric you know and take that lyric and start singing differently. there's all these rules to the game we play. >> for people who do not understand what a cappella means. some people say what's a cappella? >> not linguine. >> not barber shop quartets, that you would traditionally think of. it's a somewhat new thing. >> like boyz ii men. >> yeah, but i would sing the piano part and you would be the drum. >> solo. >> only one person singing the melody and words. you're creating an orchestra with just voices. >> the human vo
intelligent and articulate. he went to ucla. he ended up going to do ucla. >> you are on the campus of usc. >> we won't get excited about that. so much of what he did with his life was an example. after his sports career, he became a businessman. a very successful businessman. he pointed out things and with regard to economics that black americans needed to know about. he was very -- very much a wall model and mentor in many of the aspects of his life. >> that's call from our viewing audience is lisa in nashville. caller: thank you for taking my call. i love c-span 2 and "book tv." mr. kareem abdul-jabbar, it is such an honor to talk you into here about the book you have written. i knew you were an author, but i did not realize how many books you have written. what was the title of your first book and how do you decide on the subjects of iraq's? >> the title of my first book was a giant steps. it is my biography. i'm a pretty tall person, i take long steps. that's how i got the title of my book. but i choose my subject matter with regards to how to impact people and explain things about am
of antibiotic scientists have figured out a way to diaz able pathogen's instead of killing them ucla researchers found by blocking that toxic products of bacteria when the toxin was disabled to the infected mice and never got sick the drug targeting the talks and would provide an alternative to antibiotics which are becoming less and less effective creating milk that will not cause allergies by genetically engineering scouse new zealand's biotechnology say by interfering with the kell rna before birth and they can affect the level of the g a protein in cow's milk, this is the first time the animal was targeted rather than altering the bulk later researchers say they can use the same rna manipulation to create house that are less susceptible to infection children are much less susceptible to injury if they wear a helmet national statistics show only 15 percent wear bicycle helmets the bradley university researchers set out to see if they really make a difference using human cadavers calls they found a helmet can produce acceleration on impact by 37% and can soft and a crushing force up to 470 lbs
competitive institution like stanford is not surprising as the receipt of uc-berkeley, ucla are having a harder time achieving racial and ethnic diversity than some of these other institutions would still not end to the same extent drawn national poll. what about graduates jack ray sanders is here from ucla law school and all your little bit from the program that he said the letter. ucla has of strong program of providing a leggett to economically disadvantaged students. you can see in the data that if you look at african-american students 22 of 63 under the socio-economic program, the economic disadvantage to students. compared to only 12 out of 382 who were admitted through other programs. that is to say, more african-american students were admitted through the socio-economic program than the regular program even though the socio-economic program a much smaller. overall, if you look at the results that ucla law school, 56 percent of the students admitted through socioeconomic affirmative action or black or hispanic compared to just 6 percent of those not admitted through those progra
wildcats tomorrow and the cow bears taking on ucla at new memorial stadium. sold out justin bieber concert at the oracle arena. madonna at the hp pavilion, florence and the machine at the shoreline tonight. we in the bay area could experience our version of carmageddon, people are urged to take mass transit. coming up, how local systems plan to handle the increase in ridership. a live report on the records that could be broken this weekend. >>> with a new jobless rate, it said the u.s. economy generated only 114,000 new jobs in september, however the unemployment rate went down. the jobless rate is 7-point 8%, it's down 3/10th from august, the lowest rate since january 2009. labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for july and august and a separate report shows 873,000 people found new jobs last month. we will bring you more on the jobless numbers when we get our report from the washington dc newsroom at 7:15. >>> drive by shooting overnight in san jose injuries one man. it happened on roberts avenue around 11:00. authorities say the man was shot in the nose, and the hand.
this weed cal upset 25th ranked ucla with a 43-17 win in berkley. san jose state had the weekend off but hosting utah state next saturday. there is a wide perception that president obama lost to mitt romney in the debate. >> now the first crucial encounter is over. everybody has their score cards up, so what do the candidates need to do in the coming days? we put that question to mayor willie brown and joe. here is what they had to say. >> mr. obama has to reestablish his dominance on the intellectual side and dominance on the accuracy side and has to reestablish his dominance on the excitement side. can he do that? i don't know. >> mitt romney? >> mitt romney has to keep going. keep plowing through and talking the same stuff and the same way. he was concise and crisp. he was like the ceo and chief that he aspires to be. >> this is the first time we recalled seeing former massachusetts governor mitt romney show up on stage. he has been avoiding, you wouldn't have known he was the governor in massachusetts. >> he was very proud to talk about what happened with the school system in mas
to manage your cancer and you you wouldn't die from it. this money that we put in at ucla. they came up with a drug like that. went through phase 1 trial. went through phase 2 trial. it has gang busters doing great. all these -- it is working for all these women. so i'm not allowed to tell the name of the pharmaceutical company but they took our 1 million and turned it into a commitment of 10 190 million. >> mike: wonderful. i hope that our people will go to the website. it is on the screen and find out how to become part of the effort because there is so many people. every family has been touched. every family has been touched. >> they have been touched. >> mike: no exceptions. and if there is ways to help with the research to find cures and better ways to help people through the process, it would be a wonderful gift to millions of americans. thank you. >> thank you very much, governor. >> mike: always a joy to see you and your courage is amazing and inspiring. thank you, noreen. >> mike: before we go tonight, a personal word. last week matt turner the news anchor at little rock's kthb
today along with ucla professor lloyd shatly. david louie joins us live with details. david? >> you know some people think of economics being dry and boring. a lot of charts. this may change your mind. the nobel prize of economics today went to someone here at stanford who knows how to solve problems using algo rhythms. >> this is unexpected. we didn't reach the phone in time but they called back. >> news of the middle of the night call led to standing ovations and a champagne toast. this professor alin roth hailed for his work. just as google uses algo rhythms dr. roth's helped school districts assign students to school and match live kit any don drorz patients. >> if you're incompatible you can't give a patient you want but can give it to someone else's patient. your patient could get a kidney from their donor. that is an exchange. >> dr. melcher brought it to stanford medical center four years ago. crediting dr. roth with increasing the number of patients who find donors. >> hundreds and thousands of patients have been transplanting using this. these are transplants of patients diffic
florida, tennessee, texas and ucla in the first month of the season. and just a tough break for the maryland football team, guys. they lose another quarterback. devon burns out for the season. so the terps now have one healthy quarterback on their roster going into the boston college game this weekend. >> that's incredible. >> unbelievable, isn't it. >>> coming up next, a hot show >>> park without paying in the district and you'll probably get a ticket. but that's not always the case if you work for the city. after getting a tip, the iteam went on to see who's parking for free at hours at a time. day after day they found the same cars sitting in spots with no money in the meter. coming up tonight, find out which agency they work for and the new program the city hopes will prevent this from happening in the future. an iteam undercover investigation only on news4. >>> still looking tricky out there, huh? >> it still is. this is a tough forecast. if it goes up to philadelphia and new york, we still get pretty big impacts here by strong winds, heavy rain. we still have a chance
do that. watch ucla beat cal. >> plenty. >> rosemary is working on a nice forecast tonight? >> bring along the jacket, make sure kids are bundled up. we are expecting an on show breeze, partly cloudy skies, and with the breeze begins to blow it, cools things down. which means if you head into the city, expect the same. outside the doors, partly cloudy skies, fog reported over part of the north bay valley locations as well as areas near the golden gate, and low clouds have slipped into the bay. partly cloudy skies, and a slightly cooler day. 71 for santa rows tax 70 degrees for mountain view, low to mid-60s in the city of san francisco. at some point, some scat may enter the picture -- some scattered showers may enter the picture. we get into monday night, maybe a few sprinkles over tahoe, occasions of the system off the coast, moving -- occasions of the system off the coast moving in. we are still from too to four -- two to four days out. looks like the best shot, temperatures not budging a lot. low to mid-70s in the forecast inland. low 70s at the coast. >>> just a few hours, the op
of stable allocations and the practice of market design, one is a harvard gentleman, the other ucla. steve liesman passed over again, you look at the politicization of the way the nobel peace prize is handed out. >> there were questions last week after that was given to the european union. >> it was like a mirror on the cover of "time," you are the person of the -- once everybody's the person of the year, does it mean anything after that? and if they give it to the eu, who gets it, is cuba getting it next year? it doesn't seem -- >> although they could use the money. >> exactly. >>> steve liesman has breaking comments from new york fed president william dudley. steve? >> thanks, becky. bill dudley president of the new york fed really coming down and explaining some of the recent fed policy moves and suggesting that they will be around for a while, saying the main reason for economic underperformance is lack of demand. the u.s. recovery he says is weak in part because of a weak global recovery, also talking about negative feedback loops, once things get bad, they stay bad and he's saying th
schaaply of ucla. margaret knows who these people are. maybe she can tell us a little bit. >> no, i don't. >> we'll look into that and find out what they did. they just won a big prize. a record setting night for aaron rodgers. he threw a career high six touchdown passes last night as green bay handed the houston texans their first loss of the season 42-24. only one team left, the atlanta falcons. the falcons are now a perfect 6-0. the only undid you feeted team. talk about having a nose for the football. check out nfl network reporter ian rapport, a new reporter doing a live sideline report this weekend. you can say he took one for the team. >> all of a sudden there really have been questions about this defense which is ranked 21st. i had an interesting talk with offensive coordinator -- with -- did you guys just see that football? >> i saw it. >> anyway. anyway. >> that's live tv, folks. keeps right on going. hit by a football in the face and delivers the rest of the report. we're on your side, sir. well done. >> that was well done. all right, john, thank you. >>> former senator arlen
at ucla. we could talk about this for a long time, but one of the things that, you know, what you need in order to get the median voter argument to work is a distribution of voters that is centered on the median obviously. >> right. right. right. >> so if we really think the country is moving away from the middle, that's going to change the behavior of parties and candidates. okay. i'm not sure that we're there yet, but to answer your question, if the people who are at the meed i can't remember are a little less sophisticated politically, what is that going to do? you know, i think another thing we know from coding a bunch of ads over the years, candidates make big statements in their advertising. >> yes. >> they tend not to be specific. we call those valance ads. the reason they do that, so that they can be all things to all people. they're like sort of the hero in a big budget film. they need to be every man. >> mitt romney, of course, has taken a very specific strategy in this campaign to not come out with specifics. in fact, he's been criticized by the political press with not comi
promise to come back as a doctor and put their health come i went to ucla and then to harvard medical school where became the first latino to receive three graduate degrees from harvard. true to my promise, i came home as an er doctor at eisenhower medical center. i am living proof that the american dream. but for too many people, the american dream is endangered because washington is broken. too many workers have lost their jobs. too many retirees have lost their saving and too many students can't afford college. and congress and our congress on have lost touch with the people. instead of looking out for us, they are focused on partisan bickering, scoring political points of looking out for themselves and wealthy donors. congresswoman bono mack's response is more at the same. more bickering, more partisanship. and were looking out for yourself instead of us. instead of listening to people in proposing world solution, the congresswoman replies on the same partisan playbook that does nothing to create jobs or fixed income. watch tonight how many times you pass around empty phrases like
. and later vice president george bush and michael dukakis in 1988 from ucla. that's at 9:50 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> to focus on the presidential debates this month, c-span is asking middle and high school students to send a message to the president as part of c-span's student cam video documentary competition. students will answer what's the most important issue that the president should answer for a chance to win $5,000 and there's $50,000 in total prizes. it's open for students age 6 through 12. go online to studentcam.org. >> next, republican ted cruz will debate paul saddler for the open texas senate seat vacated by kay bailey hutchyson. it's curtsy of kera tv. ted cruz is the former solictor of texas. it's just over an hour. >> this is the texas debate. we're broadcasting live from the kera studios in dallas and online at texasdebate.org. during the next hour i'll be the moderator for the final debate between republican ted cruz, the former solicitor of texas and paul saddler. welcome to our panelists -- ross ramsey, and pedro rojas, anchor for univision in houston. we invite you
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